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5 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Jenny Walski

A woman holding up a sign that says i give where i live.
Brooklyn Gives Supporter

As your partner for giving back in New York City’s best borough, we have five ways you can make a difference for your community this holiday season:

  1. Give Where You Live on the World’s Biggest Day of Giving

Did you know that nonprofits receive more donations on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving than any other day of the year? With Brooklyn Org’s Brooklyn Gives on GivingTuesday campaign, it is easier than ever for you to discover and support local nonprofits across Brooklyn.

  1. Buy Brooklyn for Brooklyn at Industry City

Take a trip to Industry City and revel in the local goods sold at the Brooklyn Made Store. Launched by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, the store promotes BIPOC designers, makers, and entrepreneurs, and features Brooklyn Org’s own merch. We guarantee that one trip will cross plenty of names off your shopping list!

  1. Give the Gift of Time this Holiday Season

There are never enough hours in the day for busy New Yorkers – but the holidays are the perfect time to slow down and use some of your days off to help fellow Brooklynites. From now until the end of the year, explore upcoming volunteer opportunities at

  1. Back Your Borough Year-Round 

Become an official Brooklyn Backer – or give it as a gift! Join Brooklyn Org’s local giving movement and get a front row seat to change. Your support powers over $5 million for nonprofits across the borough.

  1. Resolve to Do More for Brooklyn in 2024

Want to get more involved year-round? Stay in the know by subscribing to Brooklyn Org’s monthly newsletter to learn about the issues impacting your neighborhoods, inspiring stories of grassroots nonprofits, and upcoming events. Follow Brooklyn Org for even more BKO news and happenings.